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Our International Trade team support North East exporters across various continents. Learn more about key markets around the world by clicking on the drop pins.

Global Facts


Africa - countries: 54. Population: 1.069 billion.

Africa

Africa is the most multilingual continent in the world. It is estimated that around 2,000 languages are spoken throughout the many countries.

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Antarctica - countries: 0. Population: 0.

Antarctica

Antarctica is the only continent in the world with a permanent residence of zero. Almost 98% of the continent is made up of solid ice.

North America - countries: 23. Population: 565.26 million.

North America

North America is home to the world’s busiest inland waterway (River St Lawrence) and is the only continent that experiences all climates.

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Mexico

South America - countries: 12. Population: 406.74 million

South America

South America contains the world’s highest waterfall, Angel Falls in Venezuela; the largest river (by volume), the Amazon River; the longest mountain range, the Andes, and the driest place on earth, the Atacama Desert in Chile.

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Australia/Oceania - countries: 14. Population: 38.3 million

Oceania

Oceania is the world’s smallest continent If you travel as far east as you can go in Oceania, you’ll cross the International Date Line.